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Discover Weeroona Island

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by Bev (subscribe)
Australia is a beautiful country with many places to explore in your own backyard.
Published August 6th 2022
A unique township worth stopping by
Welcome sign

While travelling to Port Augusta recently, we stopped by a lovely, quiet township called Weeroona Island. It is located about 200 kilometres north of Adelaide in the southern Flinders ranges.

Panels with history of the township

Playground in park

Situated on the shores of the Spencer Gulf, Weeroona Island is a popular spot for avid fishermen and holidaymakers. The tidal estuary is an ideal place for canoeing, paddling or windsurfing.

Picnic area


Mosaic table

On entering the town is a beautiful welcome sign. Opposite is a park with picnic tables under a big shed. There is also a playground under shed and bbq facilities with a beautiful mosaic table built by the community. The park also has public toilet facilities so it makes a good place to stop and refresh. Also in the park is a big signage telling the history of the township.

Walking and cycling trail

View of Spencer Gulf

A three-kilometre walking and cycling trail starts from the park and goes around the coast with beautiful views of the Spencer Gulf.

Wreckage of The York

Another unique attraction in the town is a heritage-listed shipwreck, The York. The York was used as a lighter in Port Adelaide in the 1800s but found its resting place on the shores of Weeroona Island.

A unique township worth stopping by if you are travelling north of Adelaide to the Flinders ranges.
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Why? A lovely place to stop and refresh
When: Anytime
Where: Weeroona Island, Southern Flinders Ranges
Cost: Free
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We are travelling a lot, mostly driving, to see this beautiful country. It always nice to see and visit places that we haven't been to. We haven't been to Weeroona Island yet. Maybe one day. Thanks for sharing about Weeroona Island
by Mindo Koerber (score: 2|375) 45 days ago
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